About Us

Hook Norton Veterinary Group is an independent practice which offers dedicated farm, small animal and equine care across the beautiful Cotswolds.  Our main tier-3 RCVS accredited Hospital is based on the outskirts of Hook Norton with a further 3 branches based within the surrounding area. We are a proud founding member of XLVets and always strive for excellence in practice.

Job Role

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Farm Veterinary Surgeon to join our expanding farm team currently composed of 8 Farm Vets and 3 TB Testers.  We have a specialist farm department providing services to a wide range of proactive dairy, beef and sheep holdings. Full support and mentorship will be given to develop your clinical skills and interests. 

The key duties of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Delivery of first class forward thinking farm veterinary services
  • Managing a varied medical and surgical caseload 
  • Dairy herd health and fertility visits
  • Proactive herd and flock health planning
  • Government work including TB, exports etc
  • Preparing and delivering client information sessions online or on site

The position is full time spread over 4.5 days a week with an equal share in the OOH rota - Currently 1 in 7. Following a full weekend on call, the half day off each week increases to 1 full day.

Experience is welcome but not a necessity, and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have a clean driving licence with their own vehicle and be a team player with high clinical aspirations. 

Rewards

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience
  • 4.5 day week
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Long Service rewards
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Generous CPD allowance
  • VDS, RCVS, BCVA membership provided by the Practice
  • Exclusive company discounts
  • Comprehensive access to the XLVet community & resources
  • Full and unwavering support towards Certificates and career development
  • Mileage for business travel 

This is a great opportunity for a good work/life balance, providing the time to join in with our vibrant local community & enjoy the fabulous Cotswolds and surrounding area. We have great local facilities, schools and lots of cosy pubs!


For more information about the practice please look at our website www.hooknortonvets.co.uk

Please submit your CV or email further questions to: sam.baldwyn@hooknortonvets.co.uk

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